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How To Celebrate Latinx Heritage Month in Adams Morgan

Adams Morgan and the surrounding neighborhoods have a long history of embracing DC’s thriving Latinx community and businesses. In honor of Latinx Heritage Month, here are a few local Latinx-owned businesses and organizations you can support right here in Adams Morgan.

Eat & drink at Latinx-owned establishments.

El Tamarindo serves delectable Salvadoran/Mexican dishes, brought to you by Salvadoran owners Jose and Betty Reyes. People swear by their pupusas!

El Secreto de Rosita offers classic Peruvian cuisine – like ceviches, criollos and pisco – alongside some new favorites. Owner Mauricio Fraga-Rosenfeld opened this cozy restaurant in 2021.

Mi Cuba Cafe brings some of the best casual Cuban dining DC has to offer into the heart of Columbia Heights, just down the road from The Silva. Plus, PoPville can’t get enough of this restaurant!

Support Latinx-owned businesses.

Maggy’s Beauty Salon uses their decades of styling experience to elevate your hair care game, thanks to owner Magalys “Maggy” Perez and her team.

Embassy Tattoo houses an award-winning lineup of tattoo and piercing artists led by owner Fernando Gonzalez.

Crystal Insurance Group has called Adams Morgan home since 1984, offering business, life, home & renters, auto and health insurance. Owner and agent Margarita “Margie” Dilone grew up in her parents’ shop, which was one of the first Latinx-owned businesses in DC.

Immerse yourself in Mexican culture.

The Mexican Cultural Institute shares Mexico’s vibrant cultural past and present with the community through events, exhibits and more. And did we mention it’s right around the corner from The Silva?

Help the local Latinx community.

Latino Economic Development Center equips local Latinx people and other underserved communities with the skills and financial tools to build a better future.

Carecen helps immigrants adjust to their new home in DC, so they can find community in the US. 

Latin American Youth Center helps young people transition to adulthood through programs that support their social, academic, and career needs.

Now is your chance to get in on the eclectic energy and storied history of Adams Morgan. Apartment homes are now leasing – schedule a tour today.

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